Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Middleware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Middleware over the 6 months to 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Middleware
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 118 76
Rank change year-on-year +33 -42 +5
Contract jobs citing Middleware 29 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.72% 0.81% 1.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.14% 2.46% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 15
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £423 £444 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.79% -6.58% -19.15%
10th Percentile £369 £330 £400
90th Percentile £670 £566 £538
South East median daily rate £500 £430 £464
% change year-on-year +16.28% -7.33% +3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £50.00

Middleware is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 564 772 435
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 33.51% 32.71% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 309 234
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £315 £310 £263
90th Percentile £600 £525 £518
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 7
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £30.83 £26.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.32% -27.40% +124.62%
10th Percentile £20.60 £18.25 £24.35
90th Percentile £43.38 £63.13 £48.60
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +9.33%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Middleware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Buckinghamshire

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Middleware in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in Buckinghamshire

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware in Buckinghamshire

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +33 26 £423 +0.60% 6
Middleware
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 14 (48.28%) Java
2 12 (41.38%) IBM
2 12 (41.38%) SQL
3 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
3 9 (31.03%) DB2
3 9 (31.03%) Migration
4 8 (27.59%) Maximo
4 8 (27.59%) Data Integration
4 8 (27.59%) Front End Development
5 7 (24.14%) DevOps
6 6 (20.69%) Open Source
6 6 (20.69%) JIRA
6 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
6 6 (20.69%) SOAP
6 6 (20.69%) Web Services
6 6 (20.69%) Oracle
6 6 (20.69%) Microservices
6 6 (20.69%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (20.69%) REST
6 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
7 5 (17.24%) Ansible
7 5 (17.24%) XML
7 5 (17.24%) Linux
7 5 (17.24%) Python
7 5 (17.24%) Confluence
7 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.24%) Retail
7 5 (17.24%) JSON
8 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
8 4 (13.79%) Banking

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.24%) Confluence
2 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle BPEL
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Maximo
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) OpenShift
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) Boomi
3 1 (3.45%) Office 365
3 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) Extranet
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) DB2
2 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.90%) MySQL
3 2 (6.90%) NuoDB
3 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.90%) Redis
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.45%) Big Data
4 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
1 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
1 6 (20.69%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.45%) git-flow
2 1 (3.45%) Maven
2 1 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (3.45%) Subversion
2 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (17.24%) Retail
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Automotive
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Maximo Developer
3 6 (20.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Maximo Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Middleware Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Network Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Portfolio Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Portfolio Test Manager
6 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) REST
1 6 (20.69%) SOAP
1 6 (20.69%) Web Services
2 5 (17.24%) JSON
2 5 (17.24%) XML
3 4 (13.79%) RESTful
3 4 (13.79%) Spring
4 2 (6.90%) HTML
4 2 (6.90%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (6.90%) LAMP
4 2 (6.90%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (6.90%) RAML
4 2 (6.90%) Swagger
4 2 (6.90%) YAML
5 1 (3.45%) .NET
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.45%) CSS
5 1 (3.45%) EJB
5 1 (3.45%) JMS
5 1 (3.45%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) DataPower
2 1 (3.45%) New Media
2 1 (3.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Migration
2 8 (27.59%) Data Integration
2 8 (27.59%) Front End Development
3 7 (24.14%) DevOps
4 6 (20.69%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (20.69%) Microservices
4 6 (20.69%) Open Source
5 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (13.79%) TDD
7 3 (10.34%) OO
7 3 (10.34%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.90%) API Development
8 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
8 2 (6.90%) EAI
8 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.90%) TOGAF
9 1 (3.45%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) Java
2 12 (41.38%) SQL
3 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.24%) Python
5 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
5 4 (13.79%) Ruby
6 1 (3.45%) C#
6 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.45%) MCSA
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Ansible
2 1 (3.45%) HP ALM
2 1 (3.45%) Kibana
2 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) IBM
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) Dell
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) Informatica
4 1 (3.45%) MuleSoft